dolly bird

noun
dol·​ly bird | \ ˈdä-lē-ˌbərd How to pronounce dolly bird (audio) , ˈdȯ-lē- \

Definition of dolly bird

British
: a pretty young woman

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Examples of dolly bird in a Sentence

back in the swinging '60s she was one of London's most celebrated dolly birds
Recent Examples on the Web Try styling them like Bianca Jagger and her clan of ’70s disco glamazons, or take inspiration from ’60s mod dolly birds with their A-line dresses and perfect coifs. Vogue, "It’s Official: Platform Sandals Are the Shoe of the Summer," 12 Apr. 2019 The archetypal 60's dolly birds, as they were called. Ron Hart, Billboard, "Small Faces' 'Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake' Turns 50: Phil Collen, Peter Frampton, Linda Thompson & More Pay Tribute," 24 May 2018 She's been a grunge angel, a dolly bird, a latter-day Warhol superstar, a preppy gone bad, an award-winning Hollywood actress and a crush-worthy girl in the crowd at Bowery Ballroom, the doyenne of downtown and a nice Connecticut girl. Mark Rozzo, Town & Country, "Still Got It," 3 Oct. 2013 Try styling them like Bianca Jagger and her clan of ’70s disco glamazons, or take inspiration from ’60s mod dolly birds with their A-line dresses and perfect coifs. Vogue, "It’s Official: Platform Sandals Are the Shoe of the Summer," 12 Apr. 2019 She's been a grunge angel, a dolly bird, a latter-day Warhol superstar, a preppy gone bad, an award-winning Hollywood actress and a crush-worthy girl in the crowd at Bowery Ballroom, the doyenne of downtown and a nice Connecticut girl. Mark Rozzo, Town & Country, "Still Got It," 3 Oct. 2013 The archetypal 60's dolly birds, as they were called. Ron Hart, Billboard, "Small Faces' 'Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake' Turns 50: Phil Collen, Peter Frampton, Linda Thompson & More Pay Tribute," 24 May 2018

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First Known Use of dolly bird

1964, in the meaning defined above

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“Dolly bird.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dolly%20bird. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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